James Henry Wylie

March 17, 1952 ~ January 19, 2022 (age 69)


On Saturday, January 15, 2022, James Henry Wylie was 
called home. The world lost a husband, father son, brother 
and friend.
James was born March 17, 1952, to Minion Duren Jr. and 
Henrietta Wylie-Sampson. James grew up in Shady Grove, 
South Carolina, where he attended Old Fairfield School and 
later graduated in the class of 1970. James went on to work 
alongside his best friend for the next forty years at Gibson’s 
Funeral Home. He took great pride in getting up every 
morning and going to his job. He was a hard worker and 
highly dedicated to being the best version of himself. James 
was so much more than a smalltown man. He loved to paint, 
cook and spend time with friends. He had a deep love for 
his family, friends and living life to the max.
James was predeceased by his father, Minion Duren Jr., his 
mother, Henrietta Wylie- Sampson and lastly, his brother, 
Eddie E. Sampson.
James is survived by his children, Sheryll McDaniel, James 
Wylie Jr. Akeia Wylie (Ashley) and Kadarro Wylie; his 
wife, Cheryl Wylie; grandchildren, Amerika McDaniel, 
Janiya White, APassionate McDaniel, APromesse 
McDaniel-Robinson, Tashi McDaniel-Robinson, and 
Kennedi Wylie. Lastly, James is survived by his siblings: 
Ella Mae Sampson, Juanita Young (Sippie), Jeanetta 
Sampson- Walker (Larry), Vernell Sampson, Kerry 
Sampson (Lashunda) and Terry Sampson (Pearlean).

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January 20, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Winnsboro, SC 29180

Funeral Service
January 21, 2022

1:00 PM
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Winnsboro, SC 29180

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